Puerto Rico's supreme court has upheld a ban on adoptions by same-sex couples, as the majority of the island's residents are showing their opposition to same-sex marriage.
A directive by the Massachusetts Education commissioner requires state schools to cater to "transgender" students, including allowing them to use opposite sex bathrooms if they wish.
A Colorado woman alleges that a doctor at a Planned Parenthood clinic forced her to endure an abortion without anesthesia, then left part of the baby's remains in her body.
Planned Parenthood is being forced to close four of its clinics in Wisconsin after the state enacted legislation to defund abortion providers.
A California woman is suing a Christian college for wrongful termination after she was fired for having a sexual relationship outside of marriage.
The latest numbers from the government's health statistics report show that use of the "morning after" abortion pill is rising among American women.
A high school wrestler in North Carolina was penalized after he paused for a brief, silent prayer before a state match.
Over 80 U.S. lawmakers are calling on Secretary of State John Kerry to step up U.S. efforts to gain the release of American pastor Saeed Abedini, who is imprisoned in Iran.
Federal courts have made two significant rulings against the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in cases targeting Ten Commandments displays in Florida and Kentucky.
Department of Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced the Pentagon's plan to extend some benefits to the same-sex partners of homosexual military personnel.